Samantha Franklin 
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Re: “Broken Home: The Save Veronica story

There is too much room for coercion, fraud, and unethical practices in an adoption system based on the economic principles of supply & demand. Look at countries such as Australia...they completely removed the money and marketing in adoption and restored the rights of all adoptees to their birth certificates and identities. Adoptees are not commodities or perpetual children, but adoption law treats them as exactly that.

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Posted by Samantha Franklin on July 31, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Re: “Broken Home: The Save Veronica story

Brown has been fighting for his daughter since she was a tiny baby. If the prospective adoptive parents had honored that fact and refused to draw this out in court (the adoption was never finalized because he began contesting the proposed adoption as soon as he knew about it), Veronica would not have been "stripped" from them at 2 years old. She would have been living with her father since infanthood, like any other child. This couple has drawn this battle out for no good reason. He is her father. Her human rights should have been upheld when she was a baby and his rights as her father were trampled on by a long drawn-out court battle for stranger adoption, when it was unnecessary. She is a commodity in an adoption industry that is less than ethical. Veronica's father refused to let the transition happen under a media circus planned by the couple...that is the reason he made the transition quickly when the courts finally ruled on his and Veronica's behalf. It seems as if the adoption industry and this couple are trying to prove that it is safe to purchase a baby by adoption, even when the practices are less than ethical. Veronica is paying an even higher price than what was paid for her. I pray her human rights are upheld to stay with her family.

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Posted by Samantha Franklin on July 31, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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